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Historical Returns (%) as of Mar 31, 2018

Annualized
1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years Since Fund Inception
Feb 25, 2016
Fund at NAV -2.01 -0.88 -0.88 13.83 8.89 12.68 8.83 14.95
Fund at Market Price -2.01 -0.88 -0.88 13.90 14.95
S&P 500 Index1 -2.54 -0.76 -0.76 13.99 10.77 13.30 9.49 18.53
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than indicated. The Fund's performance at market price will differ from its results at net asset value (NAV). The market price used to calculate the Market Value return is the midpoint between the highest bid and the lowest offer on the exchange on which the shares of the Fund are listed for trading as of the time that the Fund's NAV is calculated. If you trade your shares at another time during the day, your return may differ. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in NAV or market price (as applicable) with all distributions reinvested at NAV or closing market price (as applicable) on the payment date of the distribution, and are net of management fees and other expenses. Performance less than or equal to one year is cumulative.

The Fund pursues its investment objective by investing in a separate investment fund (the Portfolio). The returns at NAV for periods before the date the Fund commenced operations are for a mutual fund that invests in the Portfolio (the Portfolio Investor). The performance during such period does not represent the performance of the Fund. The prior investment performance of the Portfolio Investor (rather than the Portfolio itself) is shown because it reflects the expenses typically borne by a retail fund investing in the Portfolio. The Portfolio Investor returns are not adjusted to reflect differences between the total net operating expenses of the Fund and the Portfolio Investor during the periods shown. If such an adjustment were made, the performance presented below would be higher, because the Fund's total net operating expenses are lower than those of the Portfolio Investor. Performance is for a share class of the Portfolio Investor offered at net asset value.
 

Fund Facts as of Mar 31, 2018

Inception 02/25/2016
Investment Objective Long-term capital appreciation
Total Net Assets2 $12.2M
Total Net Assets of Portfolio2 $629.2M
Exchange NASDAQ
Expense Ratio (Gross)3 1.49%
Expense Ratio (Net)3,4 0.65%
CUSIP 27830G608

Top 10 Holdings (%)5,6,7 as of Mar 31, 2018

Apple Inc
Bank of America Corp
Microsoft Corp
Amazon.com Inc
Alphabet Inc - CL C
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co
FedEx Corp
Verizon Communications Inc
Walt Disney Co
Total 27.60
 

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

†Intraday Indicative Value (IIV)

The IIV is an estimate of the real-time value of the Fund's underlying holdings based on current market prices and should not be viewed as a projection of NAV, which is determined at the end of the day. Because IIVs will generally differ from the end-of-day NAV of the Fund, they cannot be used to calculate with precision the dollar value of a prescribed number of shares to be bought or sold. Investors should understand that share transaction prices are based on closing NAVs, and that NAVs may vary significantly from IIVs during periods of intraday market volatility. Neither the Fund, the Trust nor any of their affiliates are involved in, or responsible for, the calculation or dissemination of IIVs nor make any warranty as to their accuracy. An inaccuracy in an IIV could result from various factors, including difficulty pricing portfolio instruments on an intraday basis. The IIV is disseminated every 15 minutes during normal trading hours and is as of the time noted above. An IIV is not available when the market is closed.

‡Bid and Ask

The bid and ask prices shown are as of the time noted and may not reflect current quotations. The Fund's NAV normally is determined as of 4:00 p.m. each business day.

About Risk: 

The value of equity securities is sensitive to stock market volatility. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical, currency exchange rates or other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Historical Returns (%) as of Mar 31, 2018

Annualized
1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years Since Fund Inception
Feb 25, 2016
Fund at NAV -2.01 -0.88 -0.88 13.83 8.89 12.68 8.83 14.95
Fund at Market Price -2.01 -0.88 -0.88 13.90 14.95
S&P 500 Index1 -2.54 -0.76 -0.76 13.99 10.77 13.30 9.49 18.53
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than indicated. The Fund's performance at market price will differ from its results at net asset value (NAV). The market price used to calculate the Market Value return is the midpoint between the highest bid and the lowest offer on the exchange on which the shares of the Fund are listed for trading as of the time that the Fund's NAV is calculated. If you trade your shares at another time during the day, your return may differ. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in NAV or market price (as applicable) with all distributions reinvested at NAV or closing market price (as applicable) on the payment date of the distribution, and are net of management fees and other expenses. Performance less than or equal to one year is cumulative.

The Fund pursues its investment objective by investing in a separate investment fund (the Portfolio). The returns at NAV for periods before the date the Fund commenced operations are for a mutual fund that invests in the Portfolio (the Portfolio Investor). The performance during such period does not represent the performance of the Fund. The prior investment performance of the Portfolio Investor (rather than the Portfolio itself) is shown because it reflects the expenses typically borne by a retail fund investing in the Portfolio. The Portfolio Investor returns are not adjusted to reflect differences between the total net operating expenses of the Fund and the Portfolio Investor during the periods shown. If such an adjustment were made, the performance presented below would be higher, because the Fund's total net operating expenses are lower than those of the Portfolio Investor. Performance is for a share class of the Portfolio Investor offered at net asset value.
 

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Fund at NAV 20.43
Fund at Market Price 20.43
S&P 500 Index1 -37.00 26.46 15.06 2.11 16.00 32.39 13.69 1.38 11.96 21.83
See above note regarding performance calculations. There is no Fund at Market Price performance because the Fund has not completed a calendar year of operations.
 

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio (Gross)3 1.49%
Expense Ratio (Net)3,4 0.65%
Inception 02/25/2016
Distribution Frequency Annually

Risk Measures (3 Year)8 as of Mar 31, 2018

Alpha (%) -1.02
Beta 0.93
R-Squared (%) 96.69
Standard Deviation (%) 9.70
Sharpe Ratio 0.86
 

NAV History9

Date NAV NAV Change
Apr 24, 2018 $12.95 -$0.14
Apr 23, 2018 $13.09 -$0.01
Apr 20, 2018 $13.10 -$0.09
Apr 19, 2018 $13.19 -$0.08
Apr 18, 2018 $13.27 $0.01
Apr 17, 2018 $13.26 $0.15
Apr 16, 2018 $13.11 $0.11
Apr 13, 2018 $13.00 -$0.04
Apr 12, 2018 $13.04 $0.11
Apr 11, 2018 $12.93 -$0.06

Distribution History10,11

Ex-Date Distribution
Dec 19, 2017 $0.12440
Aug 02, 2017 $0.01160
Dec 13, 2016 $0.12820
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a distribution greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus
 

Capital Gain History10,11

Ex-Date Short-Term Long-Term
Dec 19, 2017 $0.25630 $0.22430
Aug 02, 2017 $0.22320
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a capital gain greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

†Intraday Indicative Value (IIV)

The IIV is an estimate of the real-time value of the Fund's underlying holdings based on current market prices and should not be viewed as a projection of NAV, which is determined at the end of the day. Because IIVs will generally differ from the end-of-day NAV of the Fund, they cannot be used to calculate with precision the dollar value of a prescribed number of shares to be bought or sold. Investors should understand that share transaction prices are based on closing NAVs, and that NAVs may vary significantly from IIVs during periods of intraday market volatility. Neither the Fund, the Trust nor any of their affiliates are involved in, or responsible for, the calculation or dissemination of IIVs nor make any warranty as to their accuracy. An inaccuracy in an IIV could result from various factors, including difficulty pricing portfolio instruments on an intraday basis. The IIV is disseminated every 15 minutes during normal trading hours and is as of the time noted above. An IIV is not available when the market is closed.

‡Bid and Ask

The bid and ask prices shown are as of the time noted and may not reflect current quotations. The Fund's NAV normally is determined as of 4:00 p.m. each business day.

About Risk: 

The value of equity securities is sensitive to stock market volatility. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical, currency exchange rates or other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Trading & Portfolio

Trade Data12 as of Apr 25, 2018

vs. Prior Business Day Change (%)
Closing Price $12.97 +$0.02 +0.15%
Closing NAV $12.97 +$0.02 +0.15%
Closing Bid/Ask
Midpoint (of bid/ask) NAV+$0.00
Spread (between bid/ask) $0.04
Intraday Price (vs. NAV)
High NAV+$0.02
Low NAV+$0.02
Average (Volume-Wtd) NAV+$0.02
Closing NAV+$0.02
Trading Volume (Shares) 6
 

Trading History13 Inception through Apr 25, 2018

 

Historical Premiums/Discounts and Trading Spreads14 Inception through Apr 25, 2018

Premium/Discount Closing
Range Closing Price Vol Wtd Ave Price Closing Bid/Ask Midpoint Bid/Ask Spread
>1.00%
+0.76% to +1.00% 2%
+0.51% to +0.75% 1%
+0.26% to +0.50% 1% 15%
-0.25% to +0.25% 98% 98% 99% 82%
-0.26% to -0.50% 2% 2% 0%
-0.51% to -0.75%
-0.76% to -1.00%
<-1.00%
 

Asset Mix (%)6,7 as of Mar 31, 2018

U.S. Common Stocks 97.20
Foreign Common Stocks 2.60
Cash 0.19
Total 100.00

Portfolio Statistics6 as of Mar 31, 2018

Average Market Cap $187.2B
Price/Earnings Ratio 16.50
Number of Holdings 76
Price/Book Ratio 3.11
Active Share15 66.33%

GICS Sector Breakdown (%)6,7 as of Mar 31, 2018

Sector Fund S&P 500 Index1
Consumer Discretionary 12.66 12.67
Consumer Staples 7.59 7.65
Energy 5.78 5.74
Financials 14.79 14.73
Health Care 13.44 13.71
Industrials 10.65 10.21
Information Technology 24.99 24.87
Materials 2.33 2.86
Real Estate 2.47 2.78
Telecom Services 2.17 1.92
Utilities 2.93 2.86
Cash 0.19
 

Portfolio Holdings6,7,16 as of Feb 28, 2018

Holding % of Net Assets
Apple Inc 4.02%
Bank of America Corp 3.45%
Facebook Inc 3.28%
Amazon.com Inc 3.15%
Alphabet Inc - CL C 3.14%
Johnson & Johnson 2.44%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.42%
FedEx Corp 2.29%
Walt Disney Co 2.14%
Verizon Communications Inc 2.12%
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Basket Details17 Apr 26, 2018

Holding Shares
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Transaction Fees18,19,20 Apr 26, 2018

No. of Creation Units Fee per Creation Unit (bps)
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Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

†Intraday Indicative Value (IIV)

The IIV is an estimate of the real-time value of the Fund's underlying holdings based on current market prices and should not be viewed as a projection of NAV, which is determined at the end of the day. Because IIVs will generally differ from the end-of-day NAV of the Fund, they cannot be used to calculate with precision the dollar value of a prescribed number of shares to be bought or sold. Investors should understand that share transaction prices are based on closing NAVs, and that NAVs may vary significantly from IIVs during periods of intraday market volatility. Neither the Fund, the Trust nor any of their affiliates are involved in, or responsible for, the calculation or dissemination of IIVs nor make any warranty as to their accuracy. An inaccuracy in an IIV could result from various factors, including difficulty pricing portfolio instruments on an intraday basis. The IIV is disseminated every 15 minutes during normal trading hours and is as of the time noted above. An IIV is not available when the market is closed.

‡Bid and Ask

The bid and ask prices shown are as of the time noted and may not reflect current quotations. The Fund's NAV normally is determined as of 4:00 p.m. each business day.

About Risk: 

The value of equity securities is sensitive to stock market volatility. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical, currency exchange rates or other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Charles Gaffney

Charles Gaffney

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2003

Biography

Charles Gaffney is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s global core team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for a number of the firm’s global core equity strategies. He is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 2003.

Charlie began his career in the investment management industry in 1996. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was affiliated with Brown Brothers Harriman as a sector portfolio manager and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter as a senior equity analyst.

Charlie earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1995 and an MBA from Fordham University in 2002.

Education
  • B.A. Bowdoin College
  • M.B.A. Graduate School of Business, Fordham University

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 

Literature

Literature

Fact Sheet

Download - Last updated: Dec 31, 2017

NextShares Brochure

Download - Last updated: Oct 21, 2016

Annual Report

Download - Last updated: Dec 31, 2017

Full Prospectus

Download - Last updated: Nov 27, 2017

Holdings-1st or 3rd fiscal quarters-www.sec.gov

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Notice

Download - Last updated: Mar 6, 2018

SAI

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Semi-Annual Report

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Summary Prospectus

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XBRL

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